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TikTok for everyone during coronavirus quarantine: an explainer

TikTok for everyone during coronavirus quarantine: an explainer

Adults, Covid-19, Culture, Entertainment, Explainer, Explainers, Music, Social media, Tech, Technology, Uncategorized
Have you wondered what your family is doing dancing around the house and singing all the time? Here you have your answer: Coronavirus quarantine is driving a global TikTok boom. The app has been named as a fun family bonding activity as it brings people together in a funny way and allows you to share your quarantine with others. It’s one of the most downloaded apps around the world and already holds users of all ages. Animation by Beatriz Bandeira WHAT IS TIK TOK? TikTok is one of the quickest-growing social media platforms worldwide, with more than 800 million active users. If you want to be more surprised, the TikTok app has been downloaded more than 1.5 billion times on the App Store and Google Play. The app aims to record and publish short videos, which can take from 15 to 6
How influencers make money on social media? || Explainer video

How influencers make money on social media? || Explainer video

Celebrity, children, Entertainment, Experience, Explainer, Explainers, Instagram, Media, Social media, Technology, trends, Uncategorized, Video
You probably already heard about influencers and them earning cash by being active on social media. You perhaps also follow at least one of them. But did you ever wonder how they do it? And if you can be one as well? Then let's look at our explainer video to find out more! https://youtu.be/Dn05IOFAziU
Sexually Transmitted Infections: how to prevent and get treatment

Sexually Transmitted Infections: how to prevent and get treatment

Breaking News, Education, Explainer, Explainers, Health, Medical, Uncategorized, youth
Find out the best tips for a safe sexual life According to the World Health Organization, there are more than one million Sexually Transmitted Infections transmitted daily worldwide. Currently, 30 different viruses, bacteria and parasites could cause infections through sexual contact. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGVP19bFUp4&feature=youtu.be How can I get infected? The STIs contamination occurred mainly by sexual contact, including vaginal, anal and oral sex. But some STIs can be acquired without having sex, by blood contact or blood products.  Which are the most common STIs?Four diseases have a high number of cases: syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis. These four STIs together cause approximately 376 million new infections per year. The good ...
The history of how people fought against viruses, explained

The history of how people fought against viruses, explained

Explainer, Explainers, Health, virus
The pandemic of coronavirus has infected nearly 2 million people, taking approximately 120 thousand lives worldwide so far, four months after its outbreak in Wuhan, China, according to the Guardian. In certain countries, the epidemic has been under control at the cost of quarantining cities and forcing people to stay at home, while in other nations, it is continuously crashing the public health system, creating panic and resentment among people, and thus devastating the global economy. People may have somehow felt the weakness in front of viruses: why a tiny bit of creature can be so devastating? In fact, in the long history of human beings fighting against viruses, people had been slaughtered repeatedly for thousands of years before they found effective ways to save lives and stop the
Obesity in childhood

Obesity in childhood

children, Data Journalism, Education, Explainer, Explainers, Fitness, Food, Health, Medical, NHS, Obesity, Sport, youth
The numbers for people who are obese in the UK again saw a record high in 2019; it is the fourth consecutive year that a new national record was set.   Around 20 percent of UK's school children aged 8 to 11 are obese, according to the NHS’s National Child Measurement Programme. In other words, every fifth child is severely overweight. This puts the UK on rank 33 out of 191 surveyed countries (Global Obesity Levels).  Obesity in childhood increases the risk of obesity in adulthood and can cause serious illnesses such as Type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. Often, it also triggers mental health issues such as depression or fatigue.  Especially now that schools, playgrounds and gyms are closed due to the coronavirus, it is vital to provide a healthy diet and as much
No More Team Sports? How to Run London in Time of Coronavirus!

No More Team Sports? How to Run London in Time of Coronavirus!

Education, Explainer, Explainers, Uncategorized, Video
Gyms are closed. Park are allowed to be visited only with members of your household or alone. It is always more difficult for teenagers to enjoy London after the lockdown that started at the end of March. But fortunately, the UK government has stated that among all the social distancing guidelines introduced to contain the spread of the virus, one form of physical exercise is allowed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIPFypzf1MI A small guide to run London in time of crisis in a safe way. Since the start of the lockdown, many people have chosen to start running. A sport that besides being easy, it does not require special gear, and it is also for teenagers that at the moment cannot play football, rugby, any team sports or going to the gym with friends. It has been confirmed th...
Understanding your skin: Acne explained.

Understanding your skin: Acne explained.

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Acne is one of the most common skin conditions, with 80% of people aged 11 to 30 being affected according to the NHS. Almost 8 in 10 teens have acne.  Although it is considered a normal part of puberty, it’s not always easy. To understand acne, you need to learn your own skin. Do you know your skin type? Infographic: Natalia Reppas. Chances are you've experienced acne at some point in your life, if you are not currently experiencing it. How did that spot get there? Did I not wash my face enough? And more importantly, how do I cover it up? You're not alone. Bad skin can affect your confidence and make you feel less than your best. We are often left with spots that we have no explanation for in areas like our cheeks or forehead and we have no idea where they cam
The RMS Titanic: An Explainer

The RMS Titanic: An Explainer

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This April marks the 108th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Here is an explainer video that looks at what happened to the Titanic and why it is one of the most famous disasters that took place in the 20th Century.   This is a quick an easy way to learn all the basic facts about an important piece of British History. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOICvavEqJc On 10th April 1912 The RMS Titanic set sail on its maiden voyage.  The ships journey was to last six days and would travel from Southampton in England, to Cherbourg in France, to Cobh in Ireland and then to its final destination, New York in the United States. The Titanic was considered to be the epitome of luxury and sophistication. With only the richest of the rich being able to afford first ...